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Council Events and Activities

The Tecumseh Council plays host to many events throughout the year. Please review our featured events listed below, see the other event sections on this website listed at the bottom of the page, or check the calendar for a full listing of all events and activities.

Featured Events and Activities

  • 2017 Cub Scout Summer Camp Programs

    Online registration will open January 1! Webelos Resident Camp - July 5-8, 2017 • Cub Scout Day Camp - July 17-21, 2017 • Wolf-Bear Camp - July 23-25, 2017 • Tents & Tiaras - Just for Girls - July 23-25, 2017. Click the title of this article for complete details on all of these great Cub Scout opportunities this summer!
  • 2017 Popcorn Sale

    August 2 - Popcorn Kickoff 6:30 pm at the Camp Birch Turner Bldg; August 4 - Show & Sell Orders due to Jenny @ Council office (jenny.spencer@scouting.org); August 16 - Michael Beck Presentation 6:30 pm; August 18 - Popcorn Sort 5-7pm at Camp Birch Dining Hall; August 19 - Show & Sell Distribution at Camp Birch from 8-10 am by appointment only at Dining Hall...
  • 2018 Boy Scout Summer Camp at Camp Birch

    We will be offering three weeks of Boy Scout Summer Camp in 2018 Week #1: June 17-23 • Week #2: June 24-30 • Week #3: July 8-14! Campsite reservations are now being accepted for 2018 Boy Scout Summer Camp! Scout/Scouter and activity registration will begin January 2018...
  • Become a Staff Volunteer at the 2017 National Scout Jamboree

    The 2017 National Scout Jamboree is just around the corner, and we need volunteers like you to help create this once-in-a-lifetime experience for Scouts. The jamboree is the place to make new friends, experience adrenaline-raising activities, attend high-energy stadium shows, explore the Summit’s world-class adventure areas, and connect with tens of thousands of fellow Scouts...
  • CHTB - Shooting Sports Saturdays

    Introducing CHTB Shooting Sports Saturdays! Open to Boy Scouts & Venture Crews. Archery - Shotgun - Rifle Ranges will be staffed with NRA Certified Instructors/RSOs during all sessions. Supported by the Shooting Sports Committee. Cost: $3 per shooter for a Shooting Sports Wrist Band. Wrist Bands and Ammo tickets - purchased at the Shooting Range...
  • Early Bird Deadline Extended for Cub Summer Programs!

    We are extending our Early Bird Deadline so you can take advantage of the best price! Webelos Resident Camp • July 5-8 • $150 if paid by June 22! Cub Scout Day Camp • July 17-21 • $125 if paid by July 6! Wolf Bear and Tents & Tiaras • July 23-25 • $125 if paid by July 6! *Cost increases by $50 if paid after the Early Bird Deadline...
  • Intro to Outdoor Leader Skills Outdoor Webelos Leader Skills Training

    IOLS & IOWLS will take place September 22-23, 2017 at the Camp Birch Training Lodge. Arrive at 6 pm on Friday and depart at about 6 pm on Saturday. Outdoor skills are critical to the success of the Scouting program, and Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills will provide leaders with the basic outdoor skills information needed to start a program right. The skills taught...
  • Lion Cub Program Trainings

    If you haven’t heard yet the Tecumseh Council BSA has opted to do the Lion Cub Pilot Program this Fall for Kindergarten age boys. This program does not begin until August. For your Pack to take part in this pilot program there are some steps you must take. First: YOU MUST NOTIFY YOUR DISTRICT EXECUTIVE THAT YOU WOULD LIKE TO BE CONSIDERED AS A PACK TO HAVE THE LION CUB PROGRAM...
  • Making Scouting Accessible for Families

    As one of America’s leading youth-serving organizations, we aim to bring the benefits of Scouting to the greatest number of youth possible — all while remaining true to our mission and core values, outlined in the Scout Oath and Law. As we think about the future, we are interested in gaining your perspective as a member of the Scouting community. Please join us for a discussion on Tues, July 25...
  • Pumpkin Chunkin’ Save the Date

    Have you built a trebuchet or catapult? Plan now to build yours for your Pack or Troop for the inaugural Pumpkin Chunkin’ of the Tecumseh Council which will take place on November 3-5, 2017 at Camp Birch. This event is open to all Boy Scouts and Webelos. Event details will be out by the first part of July. Stay tuned because you will not want to miss this event!
  • Save the Date - 2018 Spring Camporee

    Ahoy, Matey...come aboard for the 2018 Tecumseh Council Spring Camporee April 20-22, 2018 at Camp Birch. Pirates Treasure - Patrol Challenge: Patrols should be prepared from the moment they register as patrol - camp, sleep, cook and eat as a patrol. Weigh anchor and hoist the mizzen for a jolly good time and a test of your skills. Avast ye pay attention for further information in the fall!
  • Silent Auction Donations for Golf Outing

    The 11th Annual Tecumseh Council Golf Classic is coming up on Monday, August 26. This event includes a silent auction, and that is where you come in. You don't have to be a golfer or even like golf. We know that there are a lot of talented folks in our council. We are trying to put together prizes for the silent auction. If you have something that you can donate, please contact...
  • Volunteers Needed for Setup at Summit

    In the past, the Summit was able to use free labor provided by the State of West Virginia to set up staff tents for the Jamboree. This year, with the current budget crisis in WV, the state cannot afford to provide this labor. Our Area Councils have been asked to assist the Summit in securing volunteers to help set up tents. Would you or your unit be willing to help the first weekend of June?...
  • 2017 National Jamboree Band Seeks Members

    The National Scout Jamboree Band is now forming and is looking for scout musicians. The staff band plays at ceremonies, events, concerts, arena shows, and entertains the many thousands of scouts and visitors to the 19th National Jamboree July 19 - 28, 2017 at the Summit in West Virginia. Repertoire includes popular and patriotic music, marches, and pep band tunes...
  • 2017 Tecumseh Council Jamboree Crew

    The adult leadership for the Jamboree Crew has been selected! Amanda McCall will be the Crew Advisor. Summer Swanson will be the Crew Associate Advisor. Sign up now to be a Venture Crew member! This is the opportunity of a lifetime. Taking the first eight to sign up! Hurry! The spots are already filling up fast!!
  • BALOO – Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation

    BALOO, Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation, will take place Saturday, September 23, 2017 at Camp Birch. Morning check-in begins at 7:30. The course will start at 8:00 am. Overnight camping is not required. C32- BALOO: Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation is designed as an introduction to the Cub Scout outdoor program for those leaders who are interested in adding a camping component to...
  • Boy Scout Golf Classic

    On Monday, August 28, 2017 the Tecumseh Council will host its annual Boy Scout Golf Classic. The funds raised that day help with the operations of the Council and of course Camp Birch. There are many ways that the families involved in Scouting can help. First, you or your place of employment can field a team, become a hole sponsor or donate silent auction items...
  • Cub Scout Spook-O-Ree

    Cub Scout Spook-O-Ree is a family friendly Cub Scout event on the hallowed grounds of Camp Birch on October 20 - 22, 2017. Cost is $15 per person or $75 family limit if paid by October 6. All registrations after October 6 will be taken at the door and will incur a $5 per person late fee. Payments will be non-refundable. Registration is being taken on the Tecumseh Council website...
  • Early Bird Deadline Extended for Wood Badge

    Early Bird Deadline Extended for Wood Badge to July 25! It's not too late to sign up to attend the greatest leadership training known to Scouts! Register today before all the spots fill up.
  • Last Chance to Register for Wolf Bear Camp

    This is a tremendous opportunity for Cub Scouts that are now a Wolf or Bear to earn achievements for their rank and get a jump start on the year. Don’t miss this 3 day, 2 night opportunity for only $125 per Scout on July 23-25. Sign up today at http://www.tecumsehcouncilbsa.org/Event.aspx?id=3724.
  • Make Plans to Attend Wood Badge

    Congratulations on completing a successful year of Scouting! What better way to reward yourself and your unit, than making plans to attend the 2017 Wood Badge course? Tenure in Scouting is not a prerequisite to attend. If you would like to know more about how to become a great leader and make the youth in your unit the best they can be, then Wood Badge is the course for you...
  • Popcorn Dates To Put On Your Calendar

    Popcorn Kickoff is August 2 at 6:30 pm at the Camp Birch Turner Building. There is a 3% commission for attending. There is a guest speaker named Michael Beck coming to our Council to talk about selling popcorn. This is on August 16 at 6:30 pm at St. Theresa’s in Springfield. There is a 3% commission for attending this presentation as well. You must have at least 3 people from your unit attend...
  • Reservations Now Open for 2018 Boy Scout Summer Camp

    Tecumseh Council Camp Birch doesn’t expect a lot from our units, but we invest a lot of time, money, blood, sweat, and tears into making camp accessible for year round camping. We keep our doors open due to the revenue brought in at Boy Scout Resident Camp. We have been told our programs are outstanding and our staff exceptional. We received feedback concerning our Shotgun range, our restrooms...
  • ScoutStrong 5k Fun Run to Benefit The Boy Scouts of America

    When: Sunday, November 19 at 2 pm. Registration opens at 1 pm. Where: Emmanuel Christian Academy (3177 Emmanuel Way, Springfield, OH). What: A 5K race to benefit the Boy Scouts of America on the course that hosted the Clark County Cross County Championships! Who: Everyone! All in the community are invited to join the Boy Scouts for a day of physical fitness...
  • Training the Chartered Organization Representative

    Training the Chartered Organization Representative and Youth Protection Training will be held September 20 at 7 pm at the Tecumseh Council Scout Office (326 S. Thompson Ave., Springfield, OH 45506). This training is free. Please register online so we have enough materials for everyone. For further information contact Mike Crothers at 937-360-1903 or dowrightbw@yahoo.com.
  • Wood Badge C6-439-17

    Wood Badge C6-439-17 will take place Friday, August 25 through Sunday, August 27, 2017 AND Friday, October 6 through Sunday, October 8, 2017 (both weekends required) at Camp Hugh Taylor Birch (4057 Swimming Pool Road,Yellow Springs, OH 45387). The cost of this course is $265 per person, if paid in full by July 10, 2017. After July 10, 2017, the cost is $315...
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